A new breed of sheep will be presented by the enterprises of the Stavropol Territory

At the XIX Exhibition of breeding sheep and goats, the enterprises from the Stavropol Territory will present a new breed of sheep



- the Russian meat merino sheep, the press service of the governor said. The breeding potential of the industry will be demonstrated by ten farms, which will also show such breeds as the Soviet, Manych, Jalghin merino.The region is among the top three regions of the country in terms of the total number of sheep and goats, for lamb and wool production, and also leads in terms of the number of breeding stock.

This year, the state support of lifestock breeding in the region is doubled. Starting from 2015, subsidies for the support of the sheep breeding in the Stavropol region has increased four and a half times: from 3,600 rubles to 16,200 rubles per sheep.

Among the main tasks of the industry specialists - the creation of clusters for the production and processing of mutton, the development of a trade network, the formation of a brand of Stavropol products, the maximum utilization of the genetic potential of breeding animals and the constant work on improving the breeds.

XIX Russian exhibition of breeding sheep and goats will be held from May 14 to May 19 in the Astrakhan region under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and the National Union of Shepherds.

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